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Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
for a national strike. >>> tonight, crews are working to clear the scene of a train crash in new york city that de-railed on its way to manhattan. at least four people are dead, 63 more hurt of those, at least 11 are in critical condition tonight. al jazeera kimberly dukehardt has the latest from the bronx. >> fire fighters, police and the ntsb could not working through the night, checking the tracks, the actual train cars, mechanical equipment, communication equipment, to try to figure out what went horrible wrong. the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this suburban commuter train in northern new york city. the crash happened early sunday morning. >> incidentally, we have reco recovered the event recorder and downloaded the data off of the locomotive. we haven't had a chance to analyze it or verify it at this point. >> officials say the train was carrying about 150 passengers and heading to new york's granted central terminal. >> there was screaming and people trying out to god and asking for their families. it was pretty gruesome. >> it de-railed on a curved s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm tony harris. president bush addressed the growing gap of income between rich ander. >> i believe this is the defining challenge of our time. making sure our economy works for every working american. >> and this session of congress is set to go down in history as the least productive. 911 audio tapes reveal calmness from police dispatchers on the day from the sandy hook elementary school shootings. >> the u.s. economy is growing but today president obama said the income gap between rich and poor americans is growing, too, and he's calling on washington to address the problem. >> a dangerous and growing inequality of upward mobility that jeopardy disease america's basic bargain, if you work hard you have a chance to get ahead. i believe this is the defining challenge of our time. making sure that our economy works for every working everyone. >> oonjonathan betz is here wita breakdown. >> the rich is getting richer and the poor is getting poorer, we hear it all the time, but what does it mean? last year's median income is $5
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am EST
city. four people were killed and dozens injured when the train went off the rails on a sharp curve. >> thousands of demonstrators are camped out in key ive a day after demonstrations took a terrible turn. >> the white house says healthcare.gov is running smoothly. now it faces a new test - a rush to sign up before this month's deadline. >> blast off - china's first mission to the moon. the jade rabbit gets ready to explore. >> welcome to al jazeera america. thank you so much for joining us. i'm morgan radford live from new york city. >> crews are working to clear the scene of a fatal train derailment in new york city. a southbound commuter train went off the tracks in the bronx as it headed into manhattan. at least four are dead. 63 more were injured much had those 11 are in critical continue. al jazeera's kilmeny duchardt has more from the bronx. >> firefighters, police, crews and the m.t.s.b. continue to work through the night, checking the tracks, cars, mechanical equipment, to try to figure out what went wrong. >> the halliday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on boa
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00am EST
stop the deadly violence. >> frozen solid - major american cities at a standstill as an ice storm drifts across the country. >> his spirit and yours - as a family we commit ourselves to uphold and be guided by the prepared to die for >> nelson mandela's family share their grief as the world mourns. president obama and the first lady will travel to south africa for nelson mandela's memorial service next week. >> hello, welcome no al jazeera america, i'm morgan radford live from new york city. reinforcements on the town in trying to end the violence. nearly 400 people have been killed in the fighting in the past three days. france is dispatching more than 1,000 troops and the african union plans to double its forces. 10,000 have fled the capital. officials ordered everyone off the streets of bangui. for the latest on the crisis we start in bangui. a warning - you may find some of these images disturbing. >> french soldiers on food patrol in bangui. this is new to the city and welcomeded by men. they are here to reassure people enough to open up shops. at the moment there's no food o
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
city makes history for the wrong reasons. the grim news and steps to save detroit from the grim. >> biden in beijing. the vice president in china for a crucial visit. >> image is everything. this is not a photograph of morgan freeman. what it is is simply extraordinary. >> you are looking at live pictures of air force two in beijing china. vice president joe biden landed, days after the b 52 flew no disputed airspace over the south china sea, and questions about the disputed islands between japan and china. that's what the vice president is talking about in budget after leaving japan. we'll have more on that in a moment. >> we begin with this - the deadly train derailment. investigators say it was travelling at 82 miles per hour, three times the limit before the crashing, killing four, leaving dozens injured. with the speed we are learning something new about the man at the controls and what happened in the seconds before the disaster. lisa stark has more on that. >> they wouldn't say what condition rockefella may have been in. there's no indication of mechanical problems. the b
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
a business in a bankrupt city. detroit opens its very first distillery in 100 years. ♪ good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm morgan live from new york. this morning 26,000 commuters in new york city suburbs have to find another way to get to work. this after a train derailed yesterday just outside of manhattan. the accident left four dead and dozens injured and ntsb investigators have now recovered the train's data recorder and trying to determine exactly what caused the crash. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened with the intent of preventing it from happening again. >> reporter: the train jumped the tracks just as it was getting ready to leave the bronx and cross into manhattan and 7 cars derailed with the lead car feet away from the hudson river. it happened along a curved section of the track and trying to figure out the excessive speed played a role. an al jazeera's john is here live from the bronx, john? >> morgan good morning. the hudson line of metro north railroad is one of the busiest commuter rail routes in the world. 2
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
liabilities detroit's bankruptcy plan, the ruling allowing the city to cut retiree pensions. >> joe biden's trying to find a diplomatic solution over disputes between china and japan. >> he's alive. >> what started as a recovery mission becomes a stunning rescue. the sole survivor of a capsize at sea stuck from days on the bottom of the atlantic. >>> a good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. it's good to have you with us. i'm drait. in a major development. the engineer of the train apparently admitted to a nunion representative that he nodded off at the controls. it happened while the train travelled at 82 miles per hour. the ntsp removed the commoout ear rail employees union, citing a breach of confidentiality when they talked to the media. >> al jazeera correspondent has the latest on the investigation. >> for the first time since the metro north train derailment leaving four dead and dozens injured attention is shifting from mechanical failure, focussing on the train's engineer. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functions properly. >>
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
... >>> this is al-jazeera america, live from new york city. i am tony harris with a look at today's top stories. >> it tells us what happened. it doesn't tell us why it happened. >> what happened is that the train that de-railed and killed four people in new york was going faster than it was supposed to. but figuring out why could take months. after two months offications, the federal government healthcare web sight appears to be working better but it's not working completely. that could mean more trouble. violent protests pit rich against pour. now, opposition leader threatening to overthrow thailand's government. >> 82 miles per hour. >> that's how fast federal investigators say a commuter train was going when it de-railed on sunday. four people died when the metro-north train jumped the tracks on, on a curve, dozens more were hurt. investigators now know how fast the train was going. they still don't know for sure why it de-railed. let's take you to jonathan martin. he is at the crash site in the bronx. jonathan? >> reporter: hey, tony. you know, investigators have said from t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00am EST
be special prayer position set up in different cities around the country where people can go, leave memories, sign letters to nelson mandela and demonstrate their interest at remembering this man at various places around the country. it's going to be a very, very busy and historic week. >> allen we'll be checking with you soon. thank you so much. >>> and in los angeles many are paying their respects to nelson mandela as well. he visited the city after his release to prison in 1990. brian rooney is in los angeles and joins us from the first earchafrican methodist church. tell us more about that, and about any special services happening there today. >> he actually came here, only a few months after his release from prison, in june of 1990. and nelson mandela was always kind of a focus. this was one of the leading churches in all of los angeles. a real community center. and they always held a candle for nelson mandela during the american years of civil rights struggle, and in those years when he was in prison they felt a connection to him which was completed when he actually came here in 1990.
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 2:35am EST
and snow. three inches of snow from oklahoma city to st. louis. snow begins tonight and lasts through friday and also looking for significant ice including little rock, dallas especially the morning commute on friday will be dangerous. also widespread power outages. back to you. >>> accu-weather also saying it has never ever gotten this cold in central valley parts of california where so much citrus is growing and it's going to dip below zero again in fresno and las vegas. have you ever heard of las vegas getting that cold? >> that is horrible. not so cold that it will potentially kill the fruit, the crop this year. the last time it was cold in the '90s, not even this cold it was killing citrus trees themselves. the tree dies, not just the fruit on the tree. that's how crazy cold it is. >> it goes deep. my goodness. >>> here's a look at the rest of the thursday forecast. freezing rain and sleet in parts of northern new england. scattered showers from northern virginia to the southern appalachians. mix of rain and snow for new mexico and the southeast arizona. >> 40s and 50s in the des
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
has ruled the city can go ahead with its bankruptcy. it's a decision that cog fundamentally reshape a major american city. >>> and right now, retailers are tallying up their cyber monday sales. it looks to be the biggest online shopping day in history. >>> hello, i'm wolf blitzer in washington. we start with new developments in the deadly train crash in new york city. and an admission from the train's engineer. other news outlets have reported the engineer fell asleep but now in his own words, the engineer says he was awake but he was "in a daze." just ahead of the crash. recovered data recorders show the train hit the 30-mile-per-hour curve at almost three times that speed. it was going 82 miles per hour. the data also show the engineer slammed on the brakes too late to stop the crash. ntsb investigators say they now know what happened, but not why. four people died in the crash, 19 of the injured remain hospitalized. joining us now with more on the investigation our own nic robertson who has been watching what's going on from the beginning. is the engineer, i assume he is, still a
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
. a lot of questions in the bronx in new york city. we are sitting here where all 7 of the passenger cars in the metro north train did de rail. the lead locomotive did end up teetering inches away from the water. a track problem, was it human error, mechanical error? was speed a factor the ntsb is looking into all of those factors. the metro north train that was southbound was headed toward grand central station t. derailed in the bronx around 7:20 yesterday morning. th the train did not slow down. investigators are trying to determine how bad it was going as it was approaching the curve. >> it is not the fact that there's a curve here. we have always had this configuration. we didn't have accidents. there has to be another factor. >> investigators say the speed limit is 35 miles per hour. it comes from an area where it was 70 miles an hour. >> we don't know what the train speed was. we will learn that from the event recorders. we have downloaded the data off the locomotive we have not been able to identify it or verify it. >> two of the cars split one of them ended up on the banks of the
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
conditions in some cities that aren't to used freezing rain, sleet and snow. shear a live look at santa lewis, expected to be hit by snow and ice tomorrow. dense fog there right now. dense fog here, too, in atlanta. let's head to new york, though, and eindra peterson. >> you nailed it, it is the threat of freezing rain that we're so concerned with. but more snow still expected to fall anywhere from over a foot of though still in through colorado, even through minnesota. we'll still be talking about, yes, that heavy snowfall, but let's take a look at the system and where it's expected to go forward from here. now, this is what we were talking about, that freezing rain threat. where you see the pink, that's a wintry mix. what we're concerned with is that wintry mix could be not just sleet, but freezing rain anywhere from southern pougs porti portions back through texas. this is thursday at 9:00 p.m. and notice how the wintry mix spreads all the way into the ohio valley. likely the far north you are, you're just dealing with sleet. but notice we're still dealing with the system even through the
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
in 100 cities across the country, from new york city to new orleans, to oakland, trying to pressure employers into paying a livable wage of $15 an hour. now they've got a powerful ally on their side, president obama. >> we know that we're going to have a greater and greater portion of our people in the service sector and we know that there are airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail sales people who work their tails off and are still living at or barely above poverty. that's why it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage. >> but the message being pushed by the president and protesters doesn't sit well with some corporate executives. this is a dire prediction for 15 bucks an hour from an executive at white castle. >> there are groups out there that are asking and pleading to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour and to more than double the federally mandated started wage wouldn't be bad for white castle, it would be catastrophic. 406 restaurants and what we know is that would result in closing more than 200 of those restaurants and the ones remaini
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
will have our full forecast in a few minutes. >>> in the meantime, though, $18 billion in the red. the city of detroit gets the go ahead to file for bankruptcy. and the implications of this largest public bankruptcy in u.s. history are far and wide. in his ruling tuesday, federal judge steven rhodes said, quote, this once city cannot pay its debts. it is insolvent." it is not just detroit. chicago's credit rating is downgraded for a $19 billion pension short fall. and it's a problem for other states as well. health care obligations. at 45% illinois is the worst in the nation. analysts say cash-strapped cities and states gave pension benefits instead of pay raises. >> money that you have to pay later seems a lot cheaper than money you have to pay today. >>> president obama is getting back on the offensive, telling americans healthcare.gov is working better than ever. the president saying the website is vastly improved and that obama care is here to stay. that reassurance comes as the president is under renewed pressure to hold people accountable for the botched rollout. >> do not let the ini
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
>> glor: tonight, train crash, a commuter line derails in new york city at the end of a holiday weekend. >> there was like a crunching, grinding measurement. >> four are killed, more than 60 hurt, we report from don dahler and jeff pegues. >> the day after the deadline, the white house says dramatic progress has been made on healthcare.gov, major garrett is in whiton. >> the death of a hollywood star, paul walker loses his life in a fiery crash, from los angeles, carter evans has more. and saving the memories. families thought that pictures were lost forever. barry petersen found a woman who brings them back. >> oh, my little baby! oh, sweetheart! >> this is the cbs evening news. >> glor: good evening, everyone, i am jeff glor with a western edition of the broadcast. the train left poughkeepsie new york just before 6:00 a.m. on the last day of this hollywood, holiday weekend for grand central terminal, he it never got there, all seven cars derailed into the trip, this is what it looked like today in the bronx at the spot be the hudson and harlem rivers meet. first responders ru
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
station in fremont. 39 degrees. it seems like the coldest part of any city is right up on the bart platform where you're standing out there for a couple of minutes getting cold from the wind. we have some video of people getting ready for the cold weather. we have been talking about this for a couple of days now. definitely people coping with hats and gloves and scarves. hot coffee and exercise believe it or not. christmas is just 22 days away and this coldest day of the year so far people just love it. >> when you're blowing and everything and moving around i'm ready to take this off actually. >> i'm bundling up and getting close to my hubby here to keep me warm, so -- [ laughter ] >> reporter: so 29 degrees in santa rosa this morning. 39 degrees here in fremont. i feel kind of lucky. but as you heard from lawrence, it is going to get colder tomorrow. live in fremont, kiet do, kpix 5. >>> you can warm up once you get in your car and here's a live look at traffic conditions right now. we have a sneak peek a little glimpse at traffic through berkeley heading out of albany. close to
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
, it will just be a cold front that rolls by. by the time we get to new york city, it's essentially over. >> i'm expecting dennis quaid to come running out warning of the end of the world. >>> what is this awkward exchange he had with women in japan. and billy joel gets the celion dion treatment. [ male announcer ] at his current pace, bob will retire when he's 153, which would be fine if bob were a vampire. but he's not. ♪ he's an architect with two kids and a mortgage. luckily, he found someone who gave him a fresh perspective on his portfolio. and with some planning and effort, hopefully bob can retire at a more appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> welcome back. chaos is paving the way for jihadist as they fight in syria. there is concerns that those with tied to al qaeda are seizing the opportunity to set up shop. they're worried these groups could be a threat to israel and europe. including some of the same people fighting syrian president bashar al assad. needless to say, it's a tall order to expect immediate action from the white hou
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 1:40am PST
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CBS
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am PST
is disrupted when a train runs off the tracks in new york city. >> i thought i'm going to die, to be honest. i thought i'm going to die. >>> health care fixed. obama administration says it's worked out most of the bugs from healthcare.gov but w more work is needed on the troubled insurance website. >>> and drone drop-off? amazon unveils its futuristic plan to deliver your purchase to your doorstep in under an hour. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for ay, de >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, december 2nd, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, federal transportation officials have begun their investigation into the deadly crash of a new york city commuter train. at least four people were killed and more than 60 others injured. the metro north train was on its way from poughkeepsie to manhattan when it jumped the tracks as it rounded a curve yesterday morning. investigators are now looking into the train's speed, possible mechanical issue, and human error. marlie hall is at the crash site. marlie, good morning. >> reporter: good
KRON
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
is focused near the small isaho town of yellow pine. the plane took off from baker city oregon montana. >> reporter:engine trouble was reported.but now.no sign of the plane or the family.and snowy weather is hurting their search efforts. >> reporter:kron four's jeff bush is live tonight in san jose.where neighbors of the family on board are hoping what >> reporter: officials tell kron4 that the owner of the airplane is the one piloting the aircraft. how many or it is unclear who is on that airplane and what has happened specifically. engine troubles or the guard went out for rescue mission but had to turn back because of bad weather. there will be back up tomorrow searching in the air and on ground. >> pam: developing tonight. >> pam: a playstation- 4 video game sale. turns deadly. police have arrested a suspect accused of shooting and killing a man. who was trying to sell a playstation- 4 in san francisco. >> pam: 21 year old -- ronnie collins of san francisco. was arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted robbery. meantime. the victim has been identified as e-kenna u-wa-ka of dal
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
of the border to two nba teams goes up in smoke. their game is canceled when smoke fills the mexico city arena. >>> and survival story. a man survives for nearly a week after a car crash leaves him trapped at the bottom of a ravine. >> yeah. it was a miracle. god made me survive. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, december 5th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning much of the country is in the grips of a massive winter-like storm system that's spreading arctic temperatures and heavy snow. an icy messy commute is in store for folks in duluth, minnesota, this morning where the snow dumped two feet of snow in some areas. at least five of them have been fatal. temperatures there will be in the low teens today. in fact, it is so cold salvation army bell ringers have been forced inside. in salt lake city, a driver who had been in the accident, he forgot to put the car in park. the driverless car headed down the icy interstate with the horn blaring. we don't know where the car ended up. our affiliate in boston has more on t
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
-us.com. >> welcome back. fast-food workers in 100 u.s. cities plan to walk off the job today. this is all part of a national effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. protests began last year and have since gained momentum. the median pay for the fast workers nationwide is just over $9 an hour, or about 18,500 a year. that is lower than the census bureau's poverty income threshold level for a family of four. >> these are the cities and debate that may possibly have workers walked off the job. >> the timing 7:11 a.m.. the search for a plane piloted by a san jose man and will continue later this morning. this is the plane that was carrying dale smith and four others that went missing. the plane was headed to butte, montana but never arrived spread the the search has been complicated because of inclement weather. they're not using infrared radar to help search for the five people. >> it is a lot colder compared today than yesterday. vallejo is still at 19 degrees. we do have a windshield of 20 degrees outside and i will let to know how long the cold temperatures will last. more details, we
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
% of the traffic in a city is caused by people looking for parking. that's remarkable that so much energy is, is wasted. streetline has looked at the problem of parking, which has not been looked at for the last 30, 40 years, we wanted to rethink that whole industry, so we go and put out these sensors in each parking spot and then there's a mesh network that takes this information sends it over the internet so you can go find exactly where those open parking spots are. the collaboration with citi was important for providing us the necessary financing; allow this small start-up to go provide a service to municipalities. citi has been an incredible source of advice, how to engage with municipalities, how to structure deals, and as we think about internationally, citi is there every step of the way. so the end result is you reduce congestion, you reduce pollution and you provide a service to merchants, and that certainly is huge. >>> in a moment where the broader market seems to be stalled or at least worst or temporarily, don't forget we're less than a month away from the end of the year and t
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
people. wonderful city. >> they all invited us out to dinner. >> would you like to come over and have some dinner with us. they are just very polite. >> very polite. >> gracious people. >> mike barnacle is here. >> mike you have a prediction coming off last night. >> seattle is going the super bowl. >> they took apart new orleans. >> stopped them. >> what happened? when did they become such a great team? >> that's a good question. and i think if russell wilson and the seattle seahawks played on the east coast russell wilson would be the face of the national football league. but he plays in seattle. might as well be playing in beijing. you don't hear a whole lot about him. the kid is incredible. there would be no rg3. it would be russell wilson. >> i hate people who are so east coast centric. >> it's awful. >> is ellsbury going to detroit? that's what everybody right now in san antonio is asking. >> he could be going to seattle, 140 million. could be going to detroit, seattle, maybe texas. >> this is stuff you talk about usually before the show or during the break. in washington we hav
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
quarterbacking, but god how does this happen at this point. >> you look around, willie, new york city and we don't know right now what caused the wreck but we're consumers of new york city airport, we're consumers of new york city roads, we're consumers of new york city area trains and this really is some of the most battered, beaten up, crappie infrastructure in the nation. it's getting in and out of new york city is one thing i hate about this city. i love manhattan. but god -- >> it's a nightmare. we're a third world country in manhattan. a third world country when it comes to transportation. >> they are working on the airports. those are slowly but surely getting better. but i ride the subway home from work and sometimes you stand on the platforms and look at the tracks an look what's holding up the entire station you go oh, my god that's a relic. that turn, that speed in that turn. they have been making that turn for decades and decades. there was an accident in july with a freight train around that same spot. obviously something went very wrong there yesterday. >> one of the four fatalitie
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
respects. he visited the city after being released from gaol. brian rooney is in la. how are the people there remembering nelson mandela? >> this is one of the most prominent, probably the most prominent black church in los angeles. a lot of people met nelson mandela, thought and prayed about him. they feel a connection to him. they have several services this morning. one dedicated to nelson mandela. the music is fantastic. i'd like to take a moment to take a listen to it. [ singing [ singing ] >> and, of course, there was words of remembrance from the pu pulpit about nelson mandela. >> he dismantled from his prison sell. the giant and the ungrateful wronged giant of apartheid. he disassembled it and brought about hope and liberation not only for himself, but peace-loving people throughout south africa. >> people felt a connection to nelson mandela here. many met here. we spoke to a paritioner who has been here 27 years. one of the most memorable days of her life is when she met nelson mandela. >> i will always remember is that. what is a blessing to meet this gentleman. the one who tol
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
tells abc 7 news that his girlfriend was with him but unharmed. he was a student at santa monica city college, home for the thanksgiving break and was supposed to return yesterday evening. he was the youngest among two siblings. >> that's my baby child. i can't tell you how much i loved him. >> reporter: when he was 13, he won a certificate of honor from a group that mentored young people. he's the one receiving the award from 49er great ronnie lott. then the mayor congratulated the recipients. >> whether in school, the community, it was an honor that the mayor bestowed on them for their being good students. i'm going to miss him. he's generally a nice boy. everybody friendly with him, he's friendly with everybody. >> reporter: his father says his son was a good young man who had a good future. vic lee, abc 7 news. >>> and breaking news from the northwest where a search is underway in a remote part of central idaho for five passengers who were aboard a small plane that went missing yesterday. that plane is registered out of san jose. the single engine beach bonanza took off from baker
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
with the chp. no reports of black ice so far. san francisco is the only city spared from the freeze warning. there's a chance of showers late friday. we could see snow at the higher elevations. people seem excited about about that. they say there's not been a dusting for four, five years. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the freezing temperatures forcing two of the major bay area airports to take immediately action. this is mineta. a spokesman said they de-iced the first of several planes that took off about 6:350 this morning. they are -- 6:30 this morning. they are not sure how long this will continue. but there are no flight delays right now. oakland says two southwest airlines planes were de-iced this morning. we're waiting to get info back from sfo. we'll pass that onto you. >>> the freeze warning is not keeping people from doing their holiday shopping. shoppers were bundled up on bay street in emeryville. some of the people we talked to say they love the winter weather. >> i think it's great. i think it feels refreshing. >> now, business has listen brisk at christmas tree lots
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 8:00am PST
: new information on the deadly train derailment in new york city over the weekend. national transportation safety board says that train was heading into a steep curve at almost three times the speed limit when it careened off the tracks killing four people. the engineer reportedly told investigators he fell asleep right before the crash. our rick is on the scene in the bronx. what's the latest, rick? >> jon, the ntsb is confirming the train was going 82 miles an hour into a 30-mile-per-hour curve but is not confirming these multiple reports that the engineer may have told investigators that he zoned out or even dozed off for a few moments and woke up too late to stop that speeding train. now, according to the "new york post," the engineer who left the scene on a stretcher sunday, told investigators that he zoned out just before the fatal accident. reuters is reporting that the en dpineer told investigators he, quote, lost focus and realized too late that he was going too fast and forelocal news outfet reported that the engineer all but admitted he was falling asleep as the t
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
is the shining city on the hill that those look to when they are looking for freedom. but obama's policy the last four years hasn't helped. he started off with his apology tour, apologizing for the things the united states has done. most recently we have seen his handling of syria didn't go well. people think vladimir putin did a much better job of handling the situation. 73% of casualties in afghanistan have happened under president obama. bill: 54-56% disapprove to how the president is handling foreign policy. 2/3 in that pew survey believe americans view greater involvement in the global economy is a greater thing. meaning when america is a strong country it's better for the world. >> we have seen that throughout history. and when we see economies like china coming up it's important to have our own economy keep going. people like to complain about america, but when something happens in the world, the philippines, the typhoon there, when something happens in the world guess who is the first country to go, the united states military and the charities. we are divide as a country on political line
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
-two punch. >>> fast food workers taking to the picket line today. walkouts are expected in 100 cities across the nation. why? workers are demanding higher wages and more freedom to form unions. wednesday they got a big boost from president obama who said now is the time to raise the federal minimum wage. alison kosik is with striking workers in brooklyn. what's the situation, alison? >> reporter: this movement has gained moment since the first protest in new york city. a couple hundred showed up and walk off the job. today, thousands are expected to walk off the job demanding higher wages. it's a growing movement. workers banding together, fighting to raise minimum wage. today is billed to be one of the largest strikes in a series of walkouts with protests planned in nearly 100 cities across the country. this summer, thousands of fast food workers gathered in nearly 60 cities coast to coast. in new york and chicago, fired up protesters swarmed mcdonald's restaurants, trying to persuade their fellow workers to join them. >> living on 7.25, you cannot do it. >> reporter: many fast food workers
CBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
for wednesday, december 11th at 8:00 a.m. at city hall. starting monday the mayor will have a condolence book the public can sign. flags in the city are flying at half staff until next sunday. tonight a special one hour tribute. and you can see it beginning at 6:00 right here after this newscast. on kpix 5. >>> still ahead, bat kid returns to san francisco. after getting to live out his fantasy how he's helping others make their domes come true. -- dreams come true. >> and bay area veterans who were there tell us what they experienced at pearl harbor 72 years ago today. ,,,,,, [uncle]this is hopscotch,okay? uncle go one,two,one,two,one two,one. [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven! [uncle laughs]there's ten spaces,you want to try again? [uncle]yeah? francisco today for a make-a-wish fundraiser. >>> well, after winning hearts in san francisco and beyond last month, that kid returned to san francisco today for a make a wish fundraiser. >> i think we just showed you the
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
moments. >>> and later, some of america's major cities are bracing for some real snow. so you can see like right here i can just... you know, check my policy here, add a car, ah speak to customer service, check on a claim...you know, all with the ah, tap of my geico app. oh, that's so cool. well, i would disagree with you but, ah, that would make me a liar. no dude, you're on the jumbotron! whoa. ah...yeah, pretty much walked into that one. geico anywhere anytime. just a tap away on the geico app. where their electricity comes from. they flip the switch-- and the light comes on. it's our job to make sure that it does. using natural gas this power plant can produce enough energy for about 600,000 homes. generating electricity that's cleaner and reliable, with fewer emissions-- it matters. ♪ bob will retire when he's 153, which would be fine if bob were a vampire. but he's not. ♪ he's an architect with two kids and a mortgage. luckily, he found someone who gave him a fresh perspective on his portfolio. and with some planning and effort, hopefully bob can retire at a more appropriate age.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
international charities that are helping these people, but food and water are limited in the city. there are almost half a million people around the country who have lost their homes. the french have sent a fighter plane flying low over the city in a way to intimidate the seleka and anti-balaka fighters. the big question is when will the people go home, will they want to go home. more than 100 people have been killed. the situation outside bangui is also very unstable. >> very disturbing images coming out of the central african republic. on the home front it's a chilly day across the north central plains. minnesota reaching a high of 2. typically they are around 29. the cold air is pushing all the y down into texas. it's chilly in dallas, climbing to a high. around 60 degrees. the cold front that swept across the united states, killing 11 people, mostly in car accidents before people died in southern california due to hypothermia pushed offshore. there's another storm making its way and there has been multiple car accidents along i-5. we urge people to use precaution. there's snow
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am PST
of that deadly train derailment in new york city. this is video of rescue workers earlier this morning trying to lift the cars that went flying off the tracks on sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 others. we're told that investigators recovered the events recorder, the black box. we're in the process to figure out exactly what happened. our laura ingle is live on the scene of the she will bring us a live report in a couple minutes. >>> right now, today's top headlines and brand new stories you will see here first. jenna: the deadline to fix the obamacare website comes and goals. the white house says it met its goal but is the site really working and what is the political fallout? we'll go in depth on both those topics. it is cyber monday, you might have noticed with your email in box. how you can get a really good deal on travel do and -- today and what every bar gun hunter needs to know. >>> on the scene where a police helicopter crashed into a crowded pub. we're live with the story. it is all "happening now." jon: well, it is a critical test for the obamacare website, jus
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
the country's festival city no room for me the set for j to grab a copy will and to extol the set pieces in may. it's the next step in china's ambitious space program. not to miss out. the european space agency is also in foal to its network of tracking stations are being used to provide crucial support. if all goes smoothly the retro look and kept geological surveys and such but not too resource is off to deprive touches down on the moon later this month two time overall welsh champion actual extend the olive played his first race win of the season on sunday. the norwegian won the super g at lake louise canada. the rating of the pink and welsh cup champion in that discipline crushed line at opening time of one minute and twenty eight point five three seconds. with his fifth grade super g with a scrape the canadian resort. our proposal we can recall for welsh cup victories with the korea trip to. the feel strangely rounded off the podium in second and third by the us might have matched his best to replace it with the runners up spot the twenty three year old who study of the podium was a
CW
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
all this weekend. they will hold their own memorial for mandela wednesday morning at city hall. >>> a stanford medical team returned home today after two weeks of helping with typhoon haiyan relief efforts. during their time in the philippines, they treated about 200 patients a day. they were a part of an international medical team, seeing incredible progress. they treated cuts, infections, and other injuries, but also provided emotional support. >> and just them listening about the stories, and i think that they feel good. my present, our presence actually makes them feel good. and they are very grateful for that. >> reporter: the team says while there is tremendous devastation, the trip was draining, but they came away with a real sense of optimism. >>> cities are still picking up the pieces a month after the storm. the city took a direct hit. an estimated 90% of it was destroyed. hundreds of people, they were still missing as experts say it could be a decade before the reconstruction efforts are complete. >> well, fast cars, flowers, a whole lot of fame. and why this tribute
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
in southern and eastern pennsylvania. up towards the new york city area dancing into parts of connecticut. we're also going to see some snow out there today. additional snowfall 3 to 5 inches in northern sections of maine. 1 to 3 inches in the dark blue color. lighter blue indicates less than an inch. tomorrow on the west coast, they're going to zip over towards the east coast and offer up another area of shower and rain up 2345into the virginias. ice possible in d.c. to philly. snow from d.c. to new york city. could pick up a few inches of snow by the time all is said and done tomorrow. >> andrew, back to you. >>> coming up, talking baseball and beards but not together. >>> also, there is a battle erupting in atlanta over a building. the new stadium for the braves. find out why the tea party is on the grand scam. wall street clean shaven is apparently preferred. was that the story? coming up in the executive edge. rockefeller plaza on this nasty morning. "squawk box" coming back after this. ♪ i want to spread a little love this year ♪ [ male announcer ] this december, experience the gift
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
in crashes but has yet to go off. >>> current and retired city workers in detroit got the news they had been dreading today. a judge ruled that detroit now qualifies for bankruptcy protection. what that means is that people's pensions could be slashed. the judge calls the bankruptcy a chance for a fresh start. people who counted on the city to keep their promises on the pensions, they are calling today a betrayal and lawyers plan to appeal. poppy harlow joins me from new jersey on the phone with more on this. poppy, are the pension cuts a sure thing? >> reporter: most likely, yes. the question is not if, but i think how deep are the cuts going to be. you have to remember, this is the biggest municipal bankruptcy in the history of this country. the city of detroit is $18 billion in debt. they filed for bankruptcy in july. when i was there talking on that day they filed bankruptcy with the emergency manager of detroit, he told me they are going to have to be some cuts. he has to get rid of at least $9 billion in debt. how do you do that? well, you don't pay back all you owe to wall street inve
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
. >>> so, it is official, detroit will become the largest u.s. city ever to file for bankruptcy. a judge handing down this landmark decision to approve the filing tuesday. so it now clears the way for the motor city to slash an estimates 18 millions in debt. including reducing pensions for city workers. it's quite controversial. many of those workers protested that decision outside of the courthouse tuesday. >>> an impressive move by the legislature. they've approved an enormous plan to the state's shortfall. public unions opposed the bill and promise to take legal action. they argue that the legislation is unfair for retirees and workers who will see their benefits cut because of what they called government mismanagement. >> this battle has been going on for years. unfortunately, something has to happen. if not, it's another detroit. >> it was a mess. >> it is a mess. >>> recent outbreaks of meningitis at princeton and uk santa barbara are troubling individuals. this is the type of infection for which the united states does not have an approved vaccine. so in a rare move, federal offici
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 8:00pm PST
man claims to be committed to reopening the supply route tomorrow in over one hundred cities across the united states fast food workers are expected to walk off the job in the latest series of labor actions by a low wage workers demanding better pay better benefits and better working conditions. primarily the workers are calling for an increased minimum wage which is currently seven point five an hour. president obama called for an increase in minimum wage as well to that speech. you know the current airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail sales people who work their tails off. the still living at or building above poverty and that's why it's well past the time to raise the minimum wage than real by. last decade he rates the average bathroom worker has changed considerably it's no wonder teenager holding down his or her first job. today the average age of the fast food workers twenty nine more than a quarter of them are trying to raise a kid something it's virtually impossible to do with a full time job making only seven twenty five an hour the movemen
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
city church and setting the building ablaze. john sterner purchased gasoline before storming into st. paul's by the sea church last tuesday. he was killed and a reverend of the church also died from smoke inhalation. >>> breaking news out of arizona tonight. we're learning that three sky divers collided in midair tonight. this video just coming in to our newsroom. two were killed, a third person was injured. this happened in the town of eloy, 60 miles southeast of phoenix. police say the sky divers collided 200 to 300 feet off the ground. at that point, the chutes collapsed and the sky divers plummeted to earth. it's not clear what caused the collision. >>> turning now to politics and the d.c. mayor's race, one day after filing for re-election. mayor vincent gray is upset over questions he's getting. this appearance was meant to high lie d.c.'s egg economic development during his term in office. he says he's running on his record and refuses to answer questions into the federal probe that is still on going. tom sherwood was at that news conference and found out that gray didn't like
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
at the timing. lots of cold air in place. on 4 o'clock that's when we'll see the snow in new york city. it looks like we may not see much, but we are finally seeing the snow come down past new york, and then we'll get a mix of the warmer air surge from the south and the wintry weather will change to rain, so the monday morning commute will be a bit nasty. >> breaking news out of iraq where 16 are dead after a series of bombings across baghdad. it occurred in are predominantly shiite muslim district. violence in iraq has reached levels not seen in years. >> south korea raised the stakes expand its air defense zone. it follows a move by china. the south ean and chinese areas overlap. japan says they'll talk with their neighbours about access. >> it's a direct response to china's extension of its air zone. that extension overlaps seen's air defense zone and pertinently japan's one. china and japan over the island. that's an area includeing a reef. there is a south korean scientific research station built on that, it has a helipad on it and is under de facto south korean control. because of an accid
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
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FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
is expected to decide if the city of detroit's bankruptcy filing can go forward. the judge must determine if officials did everything they could to avoid bankruptcy, including negotiating with creditors. detroit is of course the largest city in the history of the united states to file for bankruptcy. >>> before he became pontiff, pope francis was a bouncer at a buenos aires nightclub. the pope revealing his past job while visiting with parishioners at a church in rome. he said he was a young student at the time trying to support himself. bouncer before pope. all right, elisabeth, over to you. >> thanks, steve. the pentagon is floating a controversial plan to close all u.s. base commissaries to cut costs. how will this hurt military families who rely on them for daily supplies. pete hegseth is with us now from washington. good morning, pete. thanks for being here with us. is this a great plan? it seems like a short-term fix for a very large budget issue; correct? >> it is a short-term fix. if they were to close commissaries, military grocery stores for military members of their families an
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
of their lives spreading to city to city, country to country seemingly overnight. today, that picture has transformed thanks to the courage and love of some of you in this room and around the world awareness soars, research surged, prevention, treatment, and care save millions of lives in the richest countries and the world's poorest countries as well. for many, with testing and access to the right treatment, the disease that was once a death sentence now comes with a good chance of a health department and wonderful life. you'll have a partner in me, and i said if the united states wanted to be the global leader in combating this disease, then we needed to agent like it by doing our part and by leading the world to do more together, and that's what we've done in partnership with some of you. we created the first aids strategy rooted in a simple vision, that every person should get access to a life extending care, regardless of age, gender, race, or ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic status. we continue to support the ryan white care act to help under served c
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
city commuter train that left four passengers killed and dozens more injured. they say the metro north train was going 82 miles an hour! >> wow. >> into a sharp curve that had a 30 miles an hour speed limit. that, folks s a bad combination. but it is still too soon, they say, to determine who or what is to blame here. a lot of questions. cnn's renee marsh is following developments for us. >> reporter: john and zoraida, we know this morning how fast that commuter train was going but still don't know why. the report shows that the train was traveling at approximately 82 miles an hour as it went into a 30-mile-an-hour curve. that is too fast for an approach that had a speed limit of 70 and way too fast for the curve's 30 miles per hour limit. deepening the mystery, the ntsb says in two minutes, the train insplikly went 82 before jumping the track. mechanical problem or human error is too early to tell. rockefeller, 20-year veteran of the record, why was the train going so fast? we know investigators say he tried to brake but the train didn't stop according to a law enforcement official. t
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
miles north of new york city with an update on conditions there. dylan. >> reporter: hey, brian. you know here in poughkeepsie, new york, we woke up to a coating of snow. then after it snowed briefly, it quickly turned over to freezing rain. not a lot, but just enough that you see a glaze over the ground here. now, we had periods of moderate freezing rain off and on throughout the morning. it's still kind of freezing drizzle right now. but if you look up at the trees, it's not like we're seeing a massive coating of ice that's going to bring down trees and power lines. at least in this area. so we are still getting the storm. the storm that was in california just on saturday. but it's in a much lesser form. we're not really seeing as much activity going on here as we did, like areas in philadelphia and down through baltimore. delaware ended up with about a foot of snow. but here it's just the freezing rain that's a nuisance this morning. we're running around 30 degrees so the roads could still potentially be very slippery. the parking lots this morning were extremely slippery because
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
workers across the country will walk off their jobs this morning as part of a 100 city protest. workers are seeing $15 an hour and a right to form a union. in washington president obama is making income in equality one of the pieces of his second term agenda. >> the idea that a child may never escape that poverty because she lumberjacks a decent education or a health care or a community that views her future as their own it should offend all of us. the combined trends of declining mobility it poses a threat to our way of life. what drives me as a zbroond, a son, a father, as an american is to make sure that every striving hard-working optimistic kid in america has the same incredible chance that this country gave me. >> the current minimum wage is $7.25, adjusted for inflation. that's more than $3 less than the minimum wage was back in 1968. president obama said he'll support a senate bill to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 but not going to be easy. >> what would the prospects of that be not only in the senate but the house? >> they are not good. it would be easier to do that than t
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